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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Donation to help establish engineering degree at USC Aiken

A parent company of a Savannah River Site contractor has made an $80,000 donation to the University of South Carolina Aiken to help establish an engineering degree.
By Staff Reports

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Girl Scout cookie season starts Friday

The cookies will be available Feb. 12 to March 6 at various booths in the community.
By Staff Reports

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Bogus lottery ticket cashed in at Augusta gas station

Two people scammed an Augusta gas station this week after cashing in what is believed to a fraudulent $1,375 Georgia Lottery ticket, according to Richmond County Sheriff's Office incident report.
By Staff Reports

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Fort warns of loud training

Explosives ordnance and live-fire training on Fort Gordon may produce noise that the local Army post warned will be heard in surrounding communities Friday into the weekend.
By Staff Reports

Monday, June 1, 2015

Homer in 12th beats GreenJackets

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Austin Aune hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Charleston RiverDogs to a 4-2 victory over the Augusta GreenJackets.
By Staff Reports

Monday, May 25, 2015

ATV stolen near airport

An all-terrain vehicle valued at $8,000 was stolen from property near the Savannah River and Augusta Regional Airport, according to an incident report.
By Staff Reports

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Jackson mayor wins re-election

JACKSON, S.C. - Longtime mayor K. Todd Etheredge won re-election on Tuesday, defeating write-in candidate Alan Meierhenry 257-106 in unofficial results that will not be certified until Thursday ...
By Staff Reports

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Family Dollar store robbed late Thursday

Richmond County sheriff's deputies are searching for two men suspected of robbing the Family Dollar on Central Avenue in Augusta late Thursday.
By Staff Reports

Pedestrian in critical condition

A pedestrian is in critical condition at Doctors Hospital after being struck during a hit-and-run accident in Augusta.
By Staff Reports

Learning center burglarized

A filing cabinet key and surveillance video camera were stolen during an apparent burglary last week at the Sylvan Learning Center on Furys Ferry Road in Augusta.
By Staff Reports

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Par 3 Partee returns Wednesday with Swingin' Medallions

City organizers will bring back the Par 3 Partee on Wednesday, April 8, from 4 to 10 p.m. at a new venue, the Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.
By Staff Reports

Monday, March 16, 2015

Augusta VA to hold town hall meeting

The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center will host a town hall meeting next to discuss health-care programs, eligibility and benefits with local veterans.
By Staff Reports

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Vehicle overturns in morning accident

Richmond County deputies responded to an accident on Mike Padgett Highway at Phinizy Road this morning, where officials say one car overturned.
By Staff Reports

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Arts in the Heart festival set for Sept. 19-21

Art, music, dance and international cuisine among offerings of festival to celebrate the Augusta arts community.
By Staff Reports

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Burke County vehicular homicide case ends with prison term

Robert Taylor, 26, pleaded guilty in Burke County Superior Court to vehicular homicide and other charges filed in connection with the crash on McManus Road in March 2012.
By Staff Reports

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Find Southern art and history

Whether you love Southern art or regional history, consider a visit to one of these spots. Some are just a few minutes' drive in Augusta, or cross the Savannah River to North Augusta.
By Staff Reports

Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013

Power outage scheduled Saturday

An installation-wide power outage will turn the lights out at Fort Gordon Saturday to let Georgia Power make needed improvements to the post's power substation.
By Staff Reports

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

Cancer patient asks for assistance

A 62-year-old Aiken woman with serious medical problems would like some assistance this Christmas. The Augusta Chronicle Empty Stocking Fund has helped people such as this for 83 years.
By Staff Reports

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013

Jags' Brandt finishes 67th in nationals

In Spokane, Wash., Georgia Regents' men's cross country team finished 31st at the NCAA Championships. Senior Jaiden Brandt finished 67th to lead the Jaguars in the10K at Plantes Ferry Athletic ...
By Staff Reports

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Augusta Prep advances to title game

In Atlanta, Nolan Brandon scored six touchdowns to lead Augusta Prep past Crown in the Glory of Christ league semifinals at St. Pius X High School on Saturday.
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